There has been a significant surge in the use of growth hormone to improve athletic ability and combat aging despite no clear supporting evidence.
Physical activity prevalence has contributed to averting premature mortality on a global scale, with about 3.9 million premature deaths averted annually.
A mindful yoga intervention reduces testosterone levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
Physical activity is linked to fewer depressive symptoms, higher satisfaction with life, and higher positive affectivity in menopausal women.
Even in middle age, women can make lifestyle modifications that can substantially lower their stroke risk.
Popular diet programs are associated with improvements in weight and blood pressure, but their beneficial effects generally disappear after 12 months.
A greater number of daily steps — 8,000 or more — is associated with a significantly lower risk for all-cause mortality.
As individuals age, maintaining muscle mass is an important part of mitigating the risk of injuries affecting independence.
A Western diet can, in as little as 4 weeks, result in clinically and molecularly significant proinflammatory changes in the skin, underscoring the relationship between dietary components and skin disease.
Physical exercise 3 to 5 times per week improves self-reported mental health, whereas exercising for 90 minutes to 3 hours may worsen mental health burden.
Despite benefits in quality of life, fewer than one in four African-American cancer survivors report meeting recommended levels of weekly physical activity.
Since its inception, the practice of intermittent fasting has been linked to such benefits as increased lifespan, mitigation of chronic disease risk, and improvements in physical performance.
Seven out of 10 Americans rate their health-related behaviors and attitudes as good or excellent, according to a survey released by the American Osteopathic Association.
A higher level of cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with greater gray matter volume in the temporal, frontal, and cerebellar regions of the brain.
Does the consumption of omega-3 fatty acid-containing supplements benefit testicular function in young men?
Researchers assessed 138 untrained healthy individuals before marathon training and two weeks after the marathon for central (aortic) blood pressure and aortic stiffness using cardiovascular magnetic resonance distensibility.
Habitual physical activity, such as walking or gardening, may decrease fasting GLP-1 concentrations and increase glucose-stimulated GLP-1 responses independent of insulin sensitivity.
Timing of exercise and the consumption of mixed-macronutrient breakfast or carbohydrates may have acute and chronic effects on metabolic processes for men who are overweight or obese.
The majority of adolescents worldwide do not meet current physical activity guidelines.
Running for physical fitness or recreation is associated with a 27% decrease in the risk for all-cause mortality, a study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine suggests.